Alpine Touring Skills & Instruction

Join us to learn the skills and secrets of Alpine Touring. Choose from a full or half day tour with instruction. We will take you into some superb backcountry and will cover the following skills:

  1. Equipment choice.

  2. Secrets of AT bindings.

  3. Skins and their use.

  4. Avalanche beacon. Burial and search.

  5. Uphill skills. (Efficient kick turn etc.)

These skills sessions include discount rental and instruction. Download a PDF here with all details and costs.

Alpine Touring Rental

We believe we have the largest range of Alpine Touring gear available in Japan, with three different rental levels. 

  1. Standard. Black Diamond and similar fat powder skis, matched with Marker F10 or Barron bindings.

  2. Premium. Kastle, K2, Rossignol and more skis matched with Tyrolia Ambition bindings.

  3. Tech. State of the art, light weight touring set up consisting of the Rossignol Soul 7, DPS Wailer Tour and more set up with light weight G3 ION Tech binding. Note: Tech (or pin) bindings require tech compatible boots.

Accessories. Skins • Adjustable Poles (2 or 3 piece for convenience) • Snow shoes with Heel Riser • Arva Avalanche Beacons • Probes • Collapsible Snow Shovels • Avalung Backpacks • BCA Float 32 air bag • Standard Backpacks • Ski Crampons.

 Climbing towards "The Gullies" near Asahi Dake.

Climbing towards "The Gullies" near Asahi Dake.

To reserve rental equipment, please fill out the Request Form and submit it to us and we will get back to you with confirmation.

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